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How often do we ask ourselves this question? When I first started teaching yoga, I wasn’t “ready”.  In fact, I was kind of thrown into it because the teacher kept not showing up. When I contemplated opening my first yoga studio, I definitely wasn’t ready. I remember debating this with myself and realizing that the question wasn’t; was I ready? The question was; did I have something to share with others...

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In my last post, I mentioned my friend Assim and our common passion for felafel. I haven’t had a good felafel in a long time. It got me thinking about all the food that I enjoyed in my travels to Turkey and Morocco. This morning, I was driving down Albany Street, thinking of Assim and our meeting later, and feeling guilty because I had promised to bring felafel but hadn’t found a good place. As I am thinking this, I drive...

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My friend Katherine Pomponi, many of you know here as one of the most fabulous O2 Yoga Teachers ever, sent me a link for Wagatha’s Doggie Biscuits and other products.  They are having a special on 3 new flavors and all three just happen to be vegan. Now, they probably don’t use that word because they are concerned about starting a riot in the doggie world. Feeding your dogs vegan food is mean remember?? Who cares about the...

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Food is Love


Posted By on May 25, 2011 in Blogs, O2 Vegan Blog | 4 comments

My friend Assim I have a good friend, Assim, who is from Lebanon.  I met him on the street one day.  As we were passing each other I stopped and said, “Good morning. How are you?” My friends think I am crazy but I make a point of saying hi, or good morning, or something to everyone I pass on the street but that is a whole other story. How Long must we Suffer? Anyway, so we stopped to chat and he says to me, “How long...

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Okay, so I have made this recipe a few times in the past couple weeks for various reasons. One, I made this as a cake for my son, Dylan’s, birthday. It is his favorite cake and he likes it with raspberries and fresh mint leaves. I also made this for a fundraiser I did for YogaHOPE this past weekend. Both times they were a big hit. Oh, and did I mention this cake is incredibly easy, moist, and just delicious??? Here is the recipe...

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I am told that I am an ambitious person. I am not sure that that is true. I do know that I am not often satisfied. That is not to say that I don’t find satisfaction in my work and with my family. It is more of a feeling that I want to continue to push myself. I get nervous when things get too easy and comfortable. Having the Floor Drop from Beneath Me I have had a few experiences in my life when everything changed in an instant....

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